Gerald William Trainor
January 21, 1977 (age 40)
Actor, comedian, voice actor
#BlooperEpisode as himself.
#SuperPsycho as the voice of Crazy Steve
Gerald William "Jerry" Trainor (born January 21, 1977) is an American actor, comedian, and voice actor, widely known for playing Crazy Steve on Drake & Josh and Spencer Shay on iCarly. He also played the title character Dudley Puppy on T.U.F.F. Puppy and Vinnie in Wendell and Vinnie. He had a vocal role in Sam & Cat in #SuperPsycho as Crazy Steve.
Trainor was born and raised in San Diego, California, the son of Bill Trainor and Madelyn (née McNenly) Trainor. Trainor studied improv at the Groundlings school in Los Angeles. Trainor also studied theatre at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
His first television role was in the MTV series Undressed as Eric. Some of his other television credits include Law & Order, Angel, and Malcolm in the Middle. His first recurring TV role was as Brian "the A.V. guy" on Crossing Jordan. He has had a number of small roles in films such as the science fiction horror film Donnie Darko and the cheerleader comedy Bring It On Again. He also had a recurring role on the Nickelodeon TV show Drake & Josh and starred in the hit Nickelodeon show iCarly. He completed the 2008 music-themed comedy Wreckless Epic, in which he stars. Trainor starred alongside iCarly co-star Jennette McCurdy in the Nickelodeon television movie Best Player. He played Quincy Johnson, a video game enthousiast whose main competition in a video gaming contest is McCurdy's character. Trainor stars in the new Nickelodeon show Wendell and Vinnie. Trainor also stars in the animated series T.U.F.F. Puppy as the voice of Dudley Puppy. He was nominated for a 2012 Kids Choice Award for "Favorite TV Sidekick".
Trainor was formerly in a World of Warcraft video series called Project Lore. He played the healer Goggins who is a Draenei shaman. He was replaced by Jeff Cannata when he left the show on February 7, 2009.
|Donnie Darko||2001||Lanky Kid||Cameo|
|Wrong Hollywood Number||2003||Bailey Warren||Short film|
|Bring It On Again||2004||Smug Guy||Direct-to-video|
|Pieces of Dolores||2007||Bookstore clerk||Short film|
|Factory 9||2009||Roland Waters||Direct-to-video|
|Best Player||2011||Quincy Johnson||TV movie|
|Malcolm in the Middle||2001||Cadet Edwards||Episode: Evacuation|
|My Wife and Kids||2002||Star Trek fan||Episode: The Bowling Show|
|ER||2002||Darius||Episode: One Can Only Hope|
|Crossing Jordan||2004||Brian - A.V. Guy||5 episodes (2004–2005)|
|Drake & Josh||2004–2007||"Crazy" Steve||Recurring role (10 episodes; 2004–2007)|
|iCarly||2007–2012||Spencer Shay||Main role, 109 episodes, 2007–2012|
|Drake & Josh: Really Big Shrimp||2007||"Crazy" Steve||Nickelodeon TV movie|
|iCarly: iGo to Japan||2008||Spencer Shay||Nickelodeon TV movie|
|Merry Christmas, Drake & Josh||2008||"Crazy" Steve||Nickelodeon TV movie|
|BrainSurge||2009||Himself||Played as a contestant|
|Victorious||2010||Audience member||Episode: Jade Dumps Beck (non-speaking cameo in audience)|
|The Penguins of Madagascar||2010||Cockroach (voice)||Episode: Stop Bugging Me (voice)|
|T.U.F.F. Puppy||2010–present||Dudley Puppy (voice)||Main voice role (voice acting debut)|
|iParty with Victorious||2011||Spencer Shay||Nickelodeon TV movie|
|Kid West||2011||Lemuel Kage|
|Victorious||2012||Spencer Shay||Episode: April Fools Blank (cameo)|
|Wendell & Vinnie||2013||Vinnie||Main role|
- He visited the set of Sam & Cat during the production of #SecretSafe, where he pranked Jennette while they were filming a scene. This appearance was featured in The Lil' Sam & Cat Show and in #BlooperEpisode.
- He was mentioned in an alternate ending of the episode #TextingCompetition, when he keeps calling Sam and Cat.
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